Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 18.5.553 Fixing several issues with the peak usage logging.
  • Fixed an issue with the start/end date options
  • Fixed the --no-progress-info option
  • Fixed an issue with the progress line not being cleared.
  • Use the timezone found in the log if one is not provided.
Mon. April 19, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Fixing an issue where hkey/sesictrl would try to determine if a license could be returned and often get this wrong. Instead the server determines this now. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Turned off client logging by default in hserver. Client logging was rarely used and in some cases caused sesinetd to slow down as the client count increased. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.547 Fixed a bug that prevented querying remote hosts using hserver. Tue. April 13, 2021
Houdini 18.5.546 Fixing an issue where EDU users would install the Free Engine PlugIn and break their license setup. Mon. April 12, 2021
Houdini 18.5.540 Adding support for specifying the api key from the command line in sesictrl. Tue. April 6, 2021
Houdini 18.5.540 Fixing an issue where the api key wasnt being used when used with login licensing. Also hserver will now check the api key file in addition to the command line options. Tue. April 6, 2021
Houdini 18.5.540 Fixing issue where the api key was updated after retrieving connection information in hkey/sesictrl. Tue. April 6, 2021
Houdini 18.5.527 Fixing a bug where hkey was not showing licenses that could be re-installed. This is mostly helpful in the event the system was reformatted and the previously installed licenses need to be re-installed. Wed. March 24, 2021
Houdini 18.5.513 Use a better method for checking local connections for read/write masks in both hserver and sesinetd. Wed. March 10, 2021
Houdini 18.5.507 Adding support for running hserver not as a service on Windows. When running hserver not as a service will act similar to hserver on Linux/OSX. Please see https://www.sidefx.com/docs/houdini/ref/utils/hserver.html for further details. Thu. March 4, 2021
Houdini 18.5.506 Fixed a bug that caused hserver to ask sesinetd for a stat license when it should have cached the previous result. This caused hserver to ask sesinetd constantly for stat licenses. Wed. March 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.505 Adding future support for the new license key string format. Tue. March 2, 2021
Houdini 18.5.485 Modified how local connections are detected to improve node locked license handling. In some cases (especially on windows) node locked licenses were being reported invalid when requested from the same machine. Wed. February 10, 2021
Houdini 18.5.469 Fixing an issue with how the license ip mask was being checked. In some cases users on VPN would be blocked from getting node locked licenses. Mon. January 25, 2021
Houdini 18.5.469 Turning peak usage logging on by default. The interval is an hour and the default file is `<license dir>/sesinetd_peak_usage.bin`. Also turning logging on by default for sesinetd. The default path is `<houdini temp>/sesinetd.log`. Mon. January 25, 2021
Houdini 18.5.462 Add support for reading the new keystring format from license files. Mon. January 18, 2021
Houdini 18.5.450 Small change to how the license ip mask is validate in hserver and sesinetd. Wed. January 6, 2021
Houdini 18.5.429 Fixed a bug where the peak usage of a license could be slightly higher then it should be in some cases. Wed. December 16, 2020
Houdini 18.5.422 When running `sesictrl ping` the total and connect time is now displayed. Wed. December 9, 2020
Houdini 18.5.414 Changing the default read IP mask for sesinetd to *.*.*.* to allow all traffic by default. Tue. December 1, 2020
Houdini 18.5.406 Fixed a bug with license partitioning that was causing the empty group to rejected causing each license to be manually partitioned. Also added a new API in sesictrl to view the partitioned licenses (`sesictrl partition-info`). Mon. November 23, 2020
Houdini 18.5.400 Fixing a bug with the parsepeakuserlog.py that prevented exporting with xlsx. Tue. November 17, 2020
Houdini 18.5.400 Fixed a bug with the SQL backend for licensing where it would display an error message about the database being locked or busy. Tue. November 17, 2020
Houdini 18.5.396 Since some timezone shorthands have conflicting names the timezone offset is now added to tell which timezone the log was actually produced in. Fri. November 13, 2020